South Carolina Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend private college in South Carolina?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in South Carolina was $23,424 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,237 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,187 and represents a 5.58% annual increase. The list of South Carolina private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 34 private colleges and universities in South Carolina, the most popular being Charleston Southern University with 2,937 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $24,800. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $47,968.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. South Carolina colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in South Carolina or cheap South Carolina colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Morris College
Sumter, 735 Students
$12,100 - -
Newberry College
Newberry, 1,052 Students
$23,700 38 48
North Greenville University
Tigerville, 2,016 Students
$18,750 67 77
Presbyterian College  Best Value
Clinton, 1,277 Students
$34,982 74 76
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, 912 Students
$24,200 - -
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, 730 Students
$15,750 - -
University of Phoenix Columbia Campus
Columbia, 107 Students
$9,480 - -
Virginia College
Spartanburg, 135 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College in Charleston
North Charleston, 209 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College Columbia
Columbia, 240 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College Greenville
Greenville, 139 Students
$14,382 - -
Voorhees College
Denmark, 407 Students
$11,630 - -
W L Bonner College
Columbia, 15 Students
$6,864 - -
Wofford College  Best Value
Spartanburg, 1,665 Students
$40,510 73 66